Getting started

OVERVIEW

  • The Common Good Balance Sheet is based on the Common Good Matrix. Twenty themes describe a company’s contribution to the Common Good. These tools allow sustainability and transparency standards to be compared across all sectors, all types and all sizes of businesses.
  • Not only companies, also municipalities and educational institutions can apply the Common Good Balance Sheet and their social impact.

  • Many organizations have already successfully applied the Common Good Balance Sheet. Learn more about their good practices and find them on our map.

BALANCE SHEET SPECIFICS

Companies

Many companies worldwide have already drawn up a Common Good Balance Sheet.

Municipalities

Several municipalities already support companies to draw up a Common Good Balance Sheet and apply it themselves.

Educational Institutions

A number of educational institutions create a Common Good Balance Sheet and implement ECG into their curriculums and research.

BENEFITS

Within Your Organization

  • 360° Sustainability Management

  • Improving Relationships

  • Motivation at the Workplace

  • Innovation Impetus

  • Meet EU’s non-financial information reporting requirements

In the Marketplace

  • Attractiveness

  • Distinctiveness

  • Visibility

  • Cooperation

  • Network

Within Society

  • Common Values

  • Quality of Life

  • Preservation of Nature and Environment

  • Fair and Sustainable Products and Services

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HOW TO CREATE A COMMON GOOD BALANCE SHEET

Get started with your Common Good Balance Sheet

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Download the handbook and further resources

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Find a consultant in your country to help create a Common Good Balance Sheet

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